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Planet of Junior Brown

Virginia Hamilton

Planet of Junior Brown

by Virginia Hamilton

  • 325 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Social Issues - Friendship,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • African Americans,
  • Fiction,
  • Friendship,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • The Physical Object
    FormatTurtleback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10944341M
    ISBN 100606350055
    ISBN 109780606350051

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      Winner of the Newbery Honor, The Planet of Junior Brown is an extraordinary story of heroism, and survival, that will appeal to young and older readers alike. The only thing Junior Brown and Buddy Clark really have is the small solar system they had built in the hidden cellar room of the school. Ostracized from his classmates Junior, a pound musical and artistic prodigy, depends on his. Winner of the Newbery Honor, The Planet of Junior Brown is an extraordinary story of heroism, and survival, that will appeal to young and older readers alike. The only thing Junior Brown and Buddy Clark really have is the small solar system they had built in the hidden cellar room of the school.


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Planet of Junior Brown by Virginia Hamilton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Planet of Junior Brown Paperback – May 1, by Virginia Hamilton (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratingsCited by: "The Planet of Junior Brown" is a realistic fiction book about two 8th grade boys; one named "Junior" and the other named "Buddy". Junior Brown is a three-hundred pound pianist (not professionally) who gets misunderstood by his mother and gets unnoticed by his ever-so-busy father (whom he misses terribly)/5.

Glazed in beige and black, the planet of Junior Brown was shaped in the soft, round contours of Junior Brown's own face. It was a stupendous mass in a brand new solar system, and it claimed a powerful hold on a green, spinning earth.

Earth had become the size of an agate racing along in front of the boundless planet of Junior Brown/5(9). National Book Foundation > Books > The Planet of Junior Brown. The Planet of Junior Brown Finalist, National Book Awards for Children's Books.

ISBN Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. Virginia Hamilton. More about this author > Get. Winner of the Newbery Honor, The Planet of Junior Brown is an extraordinary story of heroism, and survival, that will appeal to young and older readers alike.

The only thing Junior Brown and Buddy Clark really have is the small solar system they had built in the hidden cellar room of the school.5/5(7). Buy a cheap copy of The Planet of Junior Brown book by Virginia Hamilton.

Junior Brown, an overprotected three-hundred pound musical prodigy who's prone to having fantasies, and Buddy Clark, a loner who lives by his wits because he has no Free shipping over $Cited by: The Planet of Junior Brown by Virginia Hamilton - Junior Brown, an overprotected three-hundred pound musical prodigy who's prone to having fantasies, and Buddy Book Edition: Reprint.

THE PLANET OF JUNIOR BROWN. Synopsis. This story revolves around two eighth grade boys. Buddy Clark is a homeless boy, who hasn’t let life on the streets knock out his compassion for others. Junior Brown is an overweight, naive, unrealistic teenager heading for problems too big for him to handle.

For months, Junior Brown, an obese adolescent, has been meeting secretly with his friend Buddy, a street-wise homeless boy who lives in an abandoned building, and a former teacher, now janitor, Mr. Pool. In the basement of the school building, Mr. Pool has rigged up a model of the solar system that rotates, illuminated in the dark.

The recipient of nearly every major award and honor in her field, including the Hans Christian Anderson Award, Virgina Hamilton was the first African-American woman to be awarded the Newbery Medal, for M.C. Higgins The ed as a storyteller, anthologist and lecturer as well as a novelist, Ms.

Hamilton makes her home in Yellow Springs, Edition: Reprint. M.C. Higgins, the Great was also the first of only two books ever to win the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.

Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush (Philomel/Penguin Putnam, ), The Planet Of Junior Brown (S&S, X; Aladdin, ; Aladdin, ), and In The Beginning: Creation.

The Planet of Junior Brown Junior Brown, a pound musical prodigy with a neurotic, overprotective mother, and Buddy Clark, a loner who lives by his wits because he has no family whatever, have been on the hook from their eighth grade classroom all semester. M.C.

Higgins, the Great was also the first of only two books ever to win the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush (Philomel/Penguin Putnam, ), The Planet Of Junior Brown (S&S, X; Aladdin, ; Aladdin, ), and In The Beginning: Creation /5().

‎ Junior Brown is a musical prodigy losing touch with reality and everyone around him—except for one important friend Junior Brown is different than the other kids in his eighth-grade class. For one, he weighs three hundred pounds.

He’s also a talented musician with a serious future 5/5(3). Herewith — Junior Brown, a pound musical prodigy who plays a silenced piano so as not to disturb his asthmatic, overprotective mother; Buddy Clark, his homeless friend and real protector, member of a city-wide network of Tomorrow Billys who care for needy street kids in underground planets; Mr.

Pool, a compassionate teacher-turned-janitor who hides the boys for ten weeks in the school. Book Wizard; The Planet of Junior Brown. By Virginia Hamilton. Grades. Genre. Fiction. Already a leader in New York's underground world of homeless children, Buddy Clark takes on the responsibility of protecting the overweight, emotionally disturbed friend with whom he has been playing hooky from eighth grade all semester.

Junior Brown and Buddy Clark have been on the hook from their eighth grade classroom all semester. See what these fellows have going on in their world. Buddy Clark is a loner who lives by his wits because he has no family whatsoever. Junior Brown is an overprotected three hundred pound musical prodigy who's prone to having fantasies.

The Planet Of Junior Brown () About book: Back in I saw the film, "Junior's Groove," based on Virginia Hamilton's book, "The Planet of Junior Brown." I loved the movie. Loved it, loved it, loved it. It remains one of my all time favorite movies.

When I saw the trailer for it I saw that it was about this kid who was a piano prodigy, practicing on a piano with the strings cut out/5(5). Directed by Clement Virgo. With Martin Villafana, Lynn Whitfield, Rainbow Sun Francks, Clark Johnson. This is the story of an extremely obese, rather immature, yet very bright and talented young man, and of his world and the people in it mostly homeless young adults who refer to their lives and where they live as their individual "planets," and everyone else as "refugees."/10().

Get this from a library. The planet of Junior Brown. [Virginia Hamilton] -- Already a leader in New York's underground world of homeless children, Buddy Clark takes on the responsibility of protecting the overweight, emotionally disturbed friend with whom he has been playing.

The Planet of Junior Brown. Junior Brown and his homeless friend Buddy Clark hide out in a secret basement room with an intricate model of the solar system the janitor has built. When their truancy is discovered Buddy takes Jr. to live with him, shielding him from confinement.The Planet of Junior Brown - Ebook written by Virginia Hamilton.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Planet of Junior Brown.5/5(1).Title: The Planet of Junior Brown Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: May 1, Publisher: Aladdin Language: English.